Daily Archives: 12 March 2017

ASK FATHER: Uncle married his niece… is that okay?

From a reader…
My mother in law married her much older uncle after abandoning her children. Why does the Catholic Church approve of this?
Hang on.  Before you make all sorts of assumptions, let’s drill in.
The Code of Canon Law is clear, except … Continue reading

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Tinkeritis: Screwing around with, screwing up, liturgical translations

You may have heard that there is an initiative underway to “review” or “study” vernacular translations of the texts of Mass and the norms according to which they are to be prepared as given in Liturgiam authenticam.   This would be … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2017 12 – 2nd Sunday of Lent: A lesson on the Mass, a figure of the Mass

These daily 5 minute podcasts for Lent are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season and to thank the benefactors who help me and this blog.
Today is the 2nd … Continue reading

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